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Eliminating microplastics in wastewater directly at the source

A research team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has developed a process for the electrolytic treatment of wastewater that degrades microplastics at the source. The results of this research have ...

Washing your clothes can create Arctic microplastic pollution

Households in Europe and North America are flooding the oceans with plastic pollution simply by washing their clothes, scientists said Tuesday after research found the majority of microplastics in Arctic seawater were polyester ...

Researchers chart the potential risks of free-floating DNA

Loose strands of DNA end up in nature via our wastewater. As of yet, it is unclear how much this free-floating DNA impacts environmental and public health. Researchers at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) have now ...

Model filter system removes antibiotics from wastewater

A model for an economical filter system that can remove antibiotics from wastewater has been designed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and University of California-Riverside (UCR) collaborators.

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